News & Events

NMC’s own Marion Rice authored an article in the May 2011 issue of NW Kids Magazine about pumping after returning to work. Marion coordinates NMC’s Workplace Lactation Support program. If you are an employer wishing to set up a lactation support program, an employee returning to work and intending to express milk, have an employer you wish to recognize for their support, or need assistance working with your employer to ensure your success upon returning to work, contact us at

In 2010 Tonya Hirte, NMC Peer Counselor and Treasurer, was interviewed on CNN’s The Situation Room, for her experiences expressing breast milk at work. Watch this interview on YouTube:

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View our 2009 Benefit video here:

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 Press Releases

March 2012

Nursing Mothers Counsel of Oregon honored Andrea Paluso, Providence Health & Services, and Oregon WIC for outstanding service and support of breastfeeding.

August 2010

Nursing Mothers Counsel of Oregon to Honor Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon), Wieden + Kennedy, and Peggy Andrews, RN, IBCLC.

April 2010

Nursing Mothers Counsel of Oregon Helps Employers Comply with New Workplace Lactation Support Laws.